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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Dinner Tonight - Revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 1846

RE: Your Dinner Tonight - Revisited

Honey roast ham, deli coleslaw and a touch of sweet pickle on a crusty wholemeal baton. I didn't want anything heavy so made a sandwich.

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tribute To The Cheese Top Cob
Replies: 13
Views: 2627

RE: Tribute To The Cheese Top Cob

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyGlobespan To Start MAN-CPT
Replies: 48
Views: 5682

RE: FlyGlobespan To Start MAN-CPT

SA tried <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> and got some excellent results, but were having difficulties with route permissions and their slots out of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. That is ...

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: Airbus Considering 1,000 Seat A380 Variant
Replies: 175
Views: 18817

RE: Leahy: Airbus Considering 1,000 Seat A380 Variant

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Slightly Sick Poll I Heard On The Radio.
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

RE: A Slightly Sick Poll I Heard On The Radio.

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Want A New Car....
Replies: 180
Views: 8041

RE: I Want A New Car....

This is what we get here <a href="http://www.carpages.co.uk/guide/toyota/toyota-avensis-t-spirit-2.4-vvt-i-5dr.asp" target=_blank>http://www.carpages.co.uk/guide/toyo...avensis-t-spirit-2.4-vvt-i-5dr.asp</a> On balance I'd much rather spend the money on that than a Lexus, which to me isn't worth the...

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by whitehatter
Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RMS Titanic & RMS Olympic
Replies: 27
Views: 3209

RE: RMS Titanic & RMS Olympic

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Sick Of This Port Controversy
Replies: 16
Views: 2258

RE: I'm Sick Of This Port Controversy

Don't you think there is a huge dose of hypocrisy over this whole issue? Look at the amount of Saudi money in the USA. A nation with much more documented links to Al Qaeda than Dubai. Or the huge chunks of US banks owned by Bahraini intetests (Citibank for instance). So where is the problem with tha...

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shopping For B744's In The Desert
Replies: 24
Views: 13039

RE: Shopping For B744's In The Desert

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Want A New Car....
Replies: 180
Views: 8041

RE: I Want A New Car....

Don't get me wrong, I don't think the Lexus is a bad motor. Not at all. It's just that they do have an image problem nowadays, and it is image that justifies the price tag. I wouldn't have a BMW or Merc as they are overpriced junk. Quality control at mercedes is a fond memory unless you can afford o...

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Sight In A Shop Would Make You Go Mad?
Replies: 5
Views: 2499

RE: What Sight In A Shop Would Make You Go Mad?

Peter Buck's Rickenbacker 360 (the one with the trucker decal on it)

I would have to dig my dead grandparents up and sell their bones for fertiliser to make sure I had enough money to buy it.

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Listen To BBC Radio 1?
Replies: 44
Views: 2576

RE: Anyone Listen To BBC Radio 1?

I'm just worried in case Mills ends up on the breakfast show and I get deprived of my drivetime listening. Radio 1 does have a habit of arseing about with the scheduling. Those two in the afternoon sound like a student radio show, and that is what they are probably pitching at. It's dire. Radio One ...

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Heavyweight Couple Caused Ceiling To Collapse
Replies: 12
Views: 1904

RE: A Heavyweight Couple Caused Ceiling To Collapse

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Want A New Car....
Replies: 180
Views: 8041

RE: I Want A New Car....

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Listen To BBC Radio 1?
Replies: 44
Views: 2576

RE: Anyone Listen To BBC Radio 1?

Chappers and Mills when I'm out and about. Those two in the early afternoon need getting rid of. Between Moyles and Mills there is this godawful gap of substandard programming. Evening Radio 1 is specialist and more power to it for that (RIP John Peel, his spirit lives on) It's either Radio 1 or goo...

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So I Need To Buy A Laptop
Replies: 17
Views: 2496

RE: So I Need To Buy A Laptop

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Had A Menage A Trois?
Replies: 51
Views: 3109

RE: Ever Had A Menage A Trois?

There's the Menage a Trois GKirk Style too...


both hands

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest 747 Operator
Replies: 20
Views: 10292

RE: Biggest 747 Operator

Think it's JAL with their mixed fleet of 742 to 744, including freighters and short range variants.

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential 787-3 Customers
Replies: 33
Views: 5240

RE: Potential 787-3 Customers

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by whitehatter
Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question About NRA-National Rifle Association, USA
Replies: 10
Views: 2385

RE: Question About NRA-National Rifle Association,

I am not going to do the whole test as I've no idea what is or isn't covered. The point I am making is that outright hostility to the legislation was counterproductive, and put the NRA up against police officers rather than there being a dialogue which resulted in military grade weaponry being taken...

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do If You're '' Underpowered''?
Replies: 7
Views: 2844

RE: What To Do If You're '' Underpowered''?

somehow I don't think you are going to get many serious replies to this thread.

After all, who is likely to want to make a "well I've got a small willy and this is what i do...." kind of post?

besides which, the vast majority of men, when discussing their family allowance, are brazen liars.

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Lunch Today
Replies: 48
Views: 1995

RE: Your Lunch Today

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question About NRA-National Rifle Association, USA
Replies: 10
Views: 2385

RE: Question About NRA-National Rifle Association,

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential 787-3 Customers
Replies: 33
Views: 5240

RE: Potential 787-3 Customers

A lot depends on routes. Companies like <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> and <acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym> have intra-Asian routes which could support it, whereas <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> will probably not go that way as the lowcosts...

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: General Aviation A Huge Waste Of Money?
Replies: 18
Views: 4570

RE: General Aviation A Huge Waste Of Money?

Smaller municipal airports often earn their keep by allowing business people to fly into them, saving time at major airports. That way they get to spend more time working, making money and paying taxes. That's one of the reasons small airports are often regarded as a good investment. The guy with th...

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: China Firms Up Full 150-frame 737 Deal
Replies: 21
Views: 6280

RE: WSJ: China Firms Up Full 150-frame 737 Deal

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champions League On Tuesday And Wednesday
Replies: 50
Views: 2893

RE: Champions League On Tuesday And Wednesday

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Example Of Moderates Silencing Extremists
Replies: 20
Views: 1978

RE: Example Of Moderates Silencing Extremists

The more I think about it, the more I am convinced Phelps is a fully paid up member of Club Fag. People who spout crap like his are normally the ones who are hiding something. And most of the time, homophobes of his virulence are actually repressed or closeted homosexuals themselves. He may have doz...

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Fare Thee, YI-ALM?
Replies: 6
Views: 2495

RE: How Fare Thee, YI-ALM?

It may be low hours but it's been stood for an awfully long time. It would require a major check on site as there is no way it would be fit to fly. Most of the seals and other components would be in extremely poor condition. It did apparently get engine runs and minimal servicing for a very long tim...

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Purchase - 744F Combis From Eva
Replies: 25
Views: 6470

RE: UPS Purchase - 744F Combis From Eva

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by whitehatter
Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom Of Speech
Replies: 45
Views: 2605

RE: Freedom Of Speech

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DVD Recorder Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1552

RE: DVD Recorder Questions

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HS Trident 4th Engine?
Replies: 9
Views: 10440

RE: HS Trident 4th Engine?

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HS Trident 4th Engine?
Replies: 9
Views: 10440

RE: HS Trident 4th Engine?

It's a small turbojet engine used for takeoffs. The Trident 3 was a stretch of the Trident 2, but the Spey engine was insufficient for the job of pushing it into the air. A proposed engine (the Medway) was never built by Rolls Royce which would have given the Trident and 1-11 better performance. The...

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champions League On Tuesday And Wednesday
Replies: 50
Views: 2893

RE: Champions League On Tuesday And Wednesday

I'll go with Kirky's predictions on this.

Arseholeanal are in horrible form, and Chelski could be turned over by Barca. They have been wobbling a bit lately.

The Scousers should nick it (no surprise there) and Rangers will hopefully do the business.

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom Of Speech
Replies: 45
Views: 2605

RE: Freedom Of Speech

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom Of Speech
Replies: 45
Views: 2605

RE: Freedom Of Speech

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying To Armenia...
Replies: 9
Views: 2171

RE: Flying To Armenia...

BA do a service via <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> using BMed aircraft (Airbus planes in British Airways livery) which would be one-stop. But remember, obscure normally means expensive. With <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> the further away...

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Work When You Can Have Lots Of Kids?
Replies: 24
Views: 3522

RE: Why Work When You Can Have Lots Of Kids?

You can bet that she'll be getting a visit from the benefits people in the very near future. With all this Working Families Tax Credit and other stuff to get parents off Income Support, she will be asked some fairly tough questions about just why she can't get off her arse and look for work. There w...

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom Of Speech
Replies: 45
Views: 2605

RE: Freedom Of Speech

There is a difference between free speech and freedom to speak. Think about it. The cartoon row isn't about removing free speech, it is about removing the right to speak about some things a certain group does not like. By force if necessary. Free speech carries with it responsibility. If you damage ...

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Falklands No More Enough For UK, Invade Argentina!
Replies: 138
Views: 6582

RE: Falklands No More Enough For UK, Invade Argentina!

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by whitehatter
Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Work When You Can Have Lots Of Kids?
Replies: 24
Views: 3522

RE: Why Work When You Can Have Lots Of Kids?

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Mankind Really Unite If Aliens Invaded?
Replies: 40
Views: 6292

RE: Would Mankind Really Unite If Aliens Invaded?

Don't you just feel all warm inside knowing that Bubba, Hoss and the boys have enough beer and bullets in the trailer to ensure they will win where the world's armies and arsenals have failed?

I feel safer already.

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Mankind Really Unite If Aliens Invaded?
Replies: 40
Views: 6292

RE: Would Mankind Really Unite If Aliens Invaded?

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S To Europe, What Airport's Next
Replies: 41
Views: 6274

RE: U.S To Europe, What Airport's Next

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much Air Traffic Does North Korea Have?
Replies: 93
Views: 18759

RE: How Much Air Traffic Does North Korea Have?

North Korean aviation is hamstrung by Kim Jong Il and his absolute hatred of flying. He'll take a train to Beijing even though it takes days to get there and months of planning. That's one reason aviation in the DPRK is so limited, as well as sanctions and the general poverty of that nation. The Gov...

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad New Business (Pearl) Class 777
Replies: 38
Views: 23175

RE: Etihad New Business (Pearl) Class 777

Those seats are vile. They look like wipedown ironing board covers and scream "uncomfortable!"

I know that light blue is a popular colour in Middle Eastern tastes and the similar gold colouring is part of that, but the materials and patterns look hard and uninviting.

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You An Excessive A.net Poster?
Replies: 54
Views: 2856

RE: Are You An Excessive A.net Poster?

I finally made the list! May have been due to me being off work last week and my planned holiday not happening.

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Bold And The Beautiful(soap Opera)
Replies: 18
Views: 2730

RE: The Bold And The Beautiful(soap Opera)

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by whitehatter
Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do I Dye Or Do I Stay Now?
Replies: 19
Views: 1872

RE: Do I Dye Or Do I Stay Now?

I own up to doing it every so often. I've been going grey since I was 14. Rather that than my dad's hair, which ended up as a distant memory by the time he was 24. Natural Light Ash Brown covers a multitude of sins. I've never tried the mens' specific ones as I've heard horror stories about orange b...

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